Either print this page and complete or (better yet) neatly show your answers on a separate page of paper. All answers must be expressed as complete sentences and/or all work shown to receive credit.
a. At what angle to the shore does the boat actually travel? Use a vector diagram.
b. What is the speed of the boat as seen from the shore? PSYW
c. What time does it take the boat to cross the river if there is no current? PSYW
d. What time does it take the boat to cross the river if there is a current? PSYW
e. How far downstream is the boat when it reaches the other side with the current present? PSYW
a. How long a time is the diver in the air?
b. How far upward does the diver travel?
c. How far out into the pool does the diver land?
Resources for physics students are available through
links on the
Physics Home Page. Such resources include the
Physics Studios (a collection of animations and movies which
illustrate key physics concepts) and
Physics Classroom (an online tutorial written in an
This page created by Suzanne Webb of Glenbrook South High School.
Comments and suggestions can be sent by e-mail to Suzanne Webb.
This page last updated on 10/13/97.